Janice M. Beyer PhD. When this chapter was written, Janice was The Harkins and Company Contennial Chair in Business Administration, and Professor of Sociology and Communication Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (please see dedication at the beginning of this book). Her publications include two co-authored books entitled Implementing Change and The Cultures of Work Organizations and over 80 articles on topics such as organizational design, commitment, ideologies and values, charismatic leadership, rites and ceremonies in organizations, the sociology of science and the structure of universities, human resources policies and practices, and the utilization of organizational research. Her most recent research focused on the use of metaphors and evocative language in the business press, relationships between various forms of employee attachment (e.g. organizational commitment and identification), and socialization of experienced employees. Professor Beyer served as Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, as President of the Academy of Management and of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations in Management, and as a member of the Editorial Boards of the Administrative Science Quarterly and the Journal of Quality Management. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and holds a PhD in organizational behaviour from Cornell University.
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